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Teenage boy taken to hospital after altercation as police appeal for witnesses

Updated: May 30, 2023

A teenage boy was taken to hospital yesterday (Saturday) after an altercation with another boy.


Police were called to McDonalds in Thorpe End, Melton, at around 7:20 yesterday evening.


East Midlands Ambulance Service and the Derbyshire, Leicestershire and Rutland Air Ambulance were also called to the scene.


The teenage boy was taken to the QMC in Nottingham. Photo: NEMM


The skill of the air ambulance pilot were watched by local residents as it landed in the Chapel Street car park.


The air ambulance pictured yesterday. Photo: NEMM


A Leicestershire Police spokesperson said: "A teenage boy was taken to hospital after he was injured in Thorpe End in Melton around 7.15pm today (Saturday 27 May).

 

The boy was involved in an altercation with another teenage boy when the bike he was on was kicked resulting in him sustaining an injury to his abdomen.

 

He was taken to the Queen's Medical Centre in Nottingham, via land ambulance. His injuries are not believed to be life changing/life threatening.

 

Enquiries are ongoing into the circumstances surrounding the incident and the events leading up to the victim being injured."

 

If anyone witnessed the incident they are urged to contact PC 4128 Jamie Stott on 101 or via www.leics.police.uk, quoting crime number 23*324491.

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